NTSB Identification: WPR12LA259
14 CFR Part 91: General Aviation
Accident occurred Tuesday, June 12, 2012 in East Wenatchee, WA
Aircraft: ROBINSON HELICOPTER COMPANY R44 II, registration: N282MC
Injuries: 1 Fatal,1 Serious.

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On June 12, 2012, at 1520 Pacific daylight time, a Robinson Helicopter Company R44 II, N282MC, collided with a power line in East Wenatchee, Washington. The helicopter was owned by Reed Helicopters, and operated by Dragonfly Aviation, LLC, through a contract with JR Helicopters, LLC, under the provisions of Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations Part 91. The helicopter sustained substantial damage. The commercial pilot sustained serious injuries and the pilot rated passenger was fatally injured. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed, and no flight plan was filed.

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